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Compléments de Buffon (1838)



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Author: Lesson, R. P. (René Primevère), 1794-1849; Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788; Richmond, Charles Wallace, 1868-1932, former owner. DSI; Imprimerie de Lacrampe, printer; Jacques LeChevalier (Firm), bookseller. DSI
Volume: t 2
Subject: Mammals; Birds; Anthropology
Publisher: Paris : P. Pourrat Frères
Language: French
Call number: 39088008657975
Digitizing sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor: Smithsonian Libraries
Collection: biodiversity; americana
Notes: Cullman Library (rare book); pages 602 and 607 were partly obscured by glued on strip of paper; several pages had faded print

Full catalog record: MARCXML

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Vol. designation from half-titles

Wording on t.p. of t. 2 is identical to t.p. of t. 1, although t. 2 has a distinctive caption title: Histoire naturelle des oiseaux

"Imprimerie de Lacrampe"--Verso of half-title

Pagination: t. 1: 660 [i.e. 676] p., [71] leaves of plates; t. 2: 733 p., [49] leaves of plates

The preliminary leaves are printed on thicker paper than the text leaves

Pages 673-676 of t. 1 misnumbered 657-660

Text in double columns

Hand-colored ill.; the plates are accompanied by blank tissue guard-sheets

Includes bibliographical references

t. 1. Races humaines et mammifères -- t. 2. Races humaines et mammifères [i.e. Histoire naturelle des oiseaux]

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SCNHRB copy (t. 1, 39088010317600; t. 2, 39088008657975) has stamp: Smithsonian Institution National Museum, Richmond Collection; accession nos. 269744-269745

SCNHRB copy has tipped-in ms. ink notes ([1] p.) inserted at the front of each volume, bearing Richmond's remarks on the publication history of this edition

SCNHRB copy of t. 2 has bookseller's printed label: Librairie Jacques LeChevalier ... Paris

SCNHRB copy of t. 1 has brown buckram library binding with gilt-lettered spine; t. 2 has old floral-patterned brown embossed paperboard binding with gilt-stamped leather spine label and is housed in a later archival paperboard box for preservation


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